Unit 6 - The Translations Movement in the Medieval Europe: From Gondishapur to Toledo
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (ES)
The unit depicted how from the Alexandrian School it is possible identify a methodological continuity whose better synthesis will be the Scholasticism. The unit pretend to associate to the methodological solution and the innovative approaches of medical education. There are historical, political and social factors, which influence consistently the progress of medicine and frequently are a combination of a plurality of factors, which consent a genuine progress.
The impact of the monotheisms on medicine is inauspicious but is a regression, which will consent major progress. The unit highlights the political and social factors who contributed to the building of the Schools, institutions created to protect medical knowledge and assure continuity to the professional work. Finally the unit offers to the student the opportunity to understand the role of medical humanities in the scientific progress and especially in the development of medicine.